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Top Choice Pizza in Port Fairy

Coffin Sally

This historic building was once used as a coffin makers; today it's well regarded for traditional thin-crust pizzas, cooked in an open kitchen and wolfed down on streetside stools or in the dimly lit dining nooks ou…
Top Choice Music in Port Fairy

Port Fairy Folk Festival

Australia’s premier folk-music festival is held on the Labour Day long weekend in March. It includes an excellent mix of international and national acts, while the streets are abuzz with buskers. Accommodation can b…
Cafe in Port Fairy

Farmer's Wife

Hidden down a walkway in a modern lot, Farmer's Wife doesn't need a heritage building to impress, and instead lets its food do the talking. Overseen by the chef previously from acclaimed Stag, the seasonal brunch me…
Modern Australian in Port Fairy

Merrijig Kitchen

Here at Port Fairy's most atmospheric restaurant you can warm yourself by the open fire and enjoy superb dining with a menu that changes daily according to what’s seasonal. It has a kitchen garden, cures meats, smok…
Winery in Port Fairy

Basalt Wines

Just outside Port Fairy in Killarney is this family-run biodynamic winery that does free tastings in its tin shed, with a glass atrium to enjoy the views. They do tasty tapas dishes too, such as smoky lamb ribs, and…
Seafood in Port Fairy

Blakes Restaurant

One of Port Fairy's best places for seafood, the Irish-owned Blakes has a cosy atmosphere with a roaring fireplace inside a former horse stables. Most are here for the seafood platter (per person $50), which can be …
Port in Port Fairy

Wharf Area

Back in the 1850s Port Fairy's port was one of the busiest in Australia, serving as the main departure point for ships heading to England loaded up with wool, gold and wheat. Today there's still plenty going on at …
Historic Site in Port Fairy

Battery Hill

Located across the bridge from the picturesque harbour, Battery Hill is worthy of exploration, with cannons and fortifications positioned here in 1887 to protect the town from foreign warships. You'll also encounter…
Gallery in Port Fairy

Wishart Galley

Port Fairy's best gallery was set up in a historic bank building by the former curator of the Warrnambool Art Galley. The multiroom space exhibits contemporary work by local and national artists.
Museum in Port Fairy

Port Fairy History Centre

Housed in the old bluestone courthouse (complete with mannequins acting out a courtroom scene), this museum has shipping relics and old photos.